Each year the Rotary Club of Annapolis holds its Black Tie and Diamonds fund raiser to benefit one worthy cause or organization. The 2011 event raised $68,100 for the Light House shelter, and the 2012 event, planned for March 3, will benefit the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation. Nominations are now being sought from Annapolis-area 501(c)3 non-profits, for consideration for the 2013 event.
Candidates should submit the following information:
- Copy of IRS 501(c)3 letter of determination for non-profit status.
- List of current Board of Directors with titles.
- A statement of the nature of the organization and the intended use of funds from the Black Tie and Diamonds gala (5 pg limit).
- A Specific strategy on how the candidate organization will partner with the Rotary Club of Annapolis to sell tickets, raise funds, contribute to the pre-planning implementation, and clean-up.
Proposed packets can be sent to Rotary Club of Annapolis, Attn: Elaine Shanley, President-Elect, P.O. Box 603, Annapolis, MD 21404, or e-mailed to [email protected] and must be received by Nov. 30. For information, call Elaine Shanley at 410-353-2256 or e-mail questions as above.